RE: RARA-AVIS: Noir Horror?

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 05 Feb 2000

Ron Clinton wrote:

> However, to the original poster, I don't believe I could see Lovecraft
> labeled as "hardboiled" by any stretch of the imagination. His overblown,
> flowery prose and expansive Mythos is about as contrary to the lean,
> hardboiled legacy as can be.

You're absolutely right, I never said that he could be, or rather I should say I never meant to intimate that he was. My original thought was whether he could be considered noir. Hehehe....I can just imagine Cthulhu talking in harboiled! What a goof!!


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